The EFFORTE project is featured in the December 2016 issue of UK’s Forestry& Timber News.

EFFORTE partners in the UK, Woodilee Consultancy and James Jones will undertake a field experiment in relation to trafficability of harvesting sites. These field trials will be performed in the Aberdeenshire area on sandy, loam, clay soils.

In the article, Shaun Mochan, managing director of Woodilee Consultancy Ltd, explains the aims of the trials in Scotland.

“The aim is to develop models for mechanical properties of forest soils. For example, what machine type is best suited to different soil types and what is the long-term effect on second rotation crops”, he says. Please read the article here online.